Congregational News
STEWARDSHIP UPDATE
2019  263,528     2018  270,642      -3% change
(Total 2019 Operating Budget = $1,288,807)
First Impressions Team
Our FIT team is getting in shape for Spring and we want YOU to be a part of this awesome group. We will hold training sessions Sunday, March 31st in the CORC from 10:45-11:45 a.m.and again from 12:00-1:00 p.m. There are many ways to serve on the team. Let us help you find your gifts.
Starting Point
´╗┐cancelled for March
Starting Point has been cancelled for March 31st. We will meet again on May 19th. Contact Wendi Brooks at wendi.brooks@denverumc.org for more information.
Baptism
On March 24th Collins Spencer, daughter of Chris and Emily Spencer was baptized. Welcome to the family of God!
Our deepest sympathy
to Trudy Muse and
Meagan Palmer, on the death of their husband/father,
Oren Muse, who passed away on March 26th.
The Khaleda Run
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In memory of Khaleda Assell, a butterfly release 5K, 10K and fun run will be held on May 11th in Denver, NC. Visit thekhaledarun.com to register or for more information. To learn more about Khaleda's story, visit theassellfamily.wordpress.com .
JOY Baseball Outing
TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME! Come with the JOY group to see the Hickory Crawdads in action April 17th. $5 covers game admittance, a hotdog, chips and a water. You can also donate $5 to sponsor a UMAR client's entrance to the game. Carpools will leave the church parking lot at 9:30 a.m. for the 10:30 a.m. game. Reservation cut-off is April 11th. Contact Wanda Reynolds at wandareynolds@gmail.com or 704-483-2723
First Thursday Lunch
Join us Thursday, April 4th for lunch in the Family Life Center from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Call the church office by Wednesday to pre-order chicken pies or baked spaghetti to go. All proceeds help local children and their families.
Love Denver
LOVE DENVER   i s a back-to-school event for the community sponsored by local churches of all denominations. DUMC has had a presence in this outreach event for several years and we would once again like to be a part of the Leadership team. Many volunteers are needed to serve on August 10th. If you are interested in serving or would like more information, please contact Wendi Brooks at  wendi.brooks@denverumc.org
Spring Break Camp
´╗┐volunteers needed! 
Spring Break is when some consider which vacation to take...but sadly there are children in our area who will struggle to find a full meal. AS A RESPONSE: April 23rd, 24th, & 25th our church is partnering with the Missional Network and other local churches to host a FREE Spring Break Camp at Hill's Chapel for kids Kindergarten through 12th grade, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Volunteers (YOU) are needed to make it happen!  Come 1 or all 3 days, and your service with crafts, games, science, Bible study, or food can be a life changing event for these kids. Contact Cortni at  cortni.bazzle@denverumc.org  to get plugged in & for more details. Spread the word!
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Welcome new members Kevin and Beth Joy by transfer from Paw Creek Presbyterian in Charlotte .
Welcome new members Brad and Hillary May; Brad by transfer from Mt. Pleasant UMC in Sherrills Ford and Hillary by transfer from Lake Norman Baptist in Huntersville.
Harbor Kids
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Harbortown
´╗┐Check-In is MOVING!
On April 14th, Palm Sunday, our check-in will be relocated from the FLC walking track to the ground floor of the WAB building (below the chapel, at the front church office). Stop by on Sunday or throughout the week to get a piece of candy & a tour of our kids space!